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English definition of “competition”

competition

noun
 
 
/ˌkɒmpəˈtɪʃən/
EVENT [C] A2 an organized event in which people try to win a prize by being the best, fastest, etc: to enter a competition Competitions, and parts of competitions
SITUATION [U] B2 a situation in which someone is trying to win something or be more successful than someone else: There's a lot of competition between computer companies. Applicants face stiff competition for university places this year.Competitions, and parts of competitions
the competition people you are competing against, especially in businessCompeting and contending (non-sporting)Competing in sport
(Definition of competition from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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